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19 May 2010

GOVERNMENT WILL OVERSEE a massive housing development project in St Lucy that appears set to transform the parish’s physical landscape. Read More

LIME/ UWI forum looks to future

19 May 2010

TOP DECISION-MAKERS in the commercial sectors will get together and hear what other social partners and unions have to say when UWI/LIME hosts its inaugural CEOs Forum in the CARICOM Research Building, Cave Hill Campus this morning. Read More

Teachers urged to take advantage of micro-industry

18 May 2010

TEACHERS IN BARBADOS are missing an opportunity to create  a micro-industry by exporting  their expertise. Read More

IDB funds to push science, technology

18 May 2010

BARBADOS and other Caribbean borrowing states of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will now have access  to a wider pool of funds  for the promotion of science and technology. Read More

Barbados getting ready for Chelsea Flower Show

18 May 2010

It is that time of the year again for the internationally acclaimed Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show from May 25 to 29. Read More

'We could lose our reef fishery'

18 May 2010

"We would lose our reef fishery. . . . More importantly, we are going to lose the reef biodiversity, which means our water sports tourism will go downhill." Read More

Food and wine to attract tourists

18 May 2010

President of Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA), David Rice, anticipates the Barbados Food And Wine Festival planned for November 18 to 21 will be a successful boost to the number of visitors coming into the island. Read More


Gang attacks ZR

18 May 2010

A ROUTE taxi (ZR) conductor was stabbed about the body, and the van he was working pelted with stones and bottles by a group of men last Saturday evening. Read More

Barbados' prime property in demand

18 May 2010

Property-Abroad.com noted last week that buyers were picking up properties here "at prices not seen since 2006". Read More


18 May 2010

GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE to address the issue of appointments in the Barbados Fire Service could lead to a decline in morale in that critical agency. Read More


18 May 2010

CONSUMERS GUARANTEE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (CGI) has pulled out of an agreement to purchase CLICO International General Insurance Limited (CGI), a subsidiary of CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited. Read More


17 May 2010

CONSUMERS GUARANTEE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (CGI) will not be buying CLICO International General Insurance Limited (CIG) after all. Read More

Sir Harcourt honoured again

17 May 2010

The financial and public sectors have already bestowed accolades on Sir Harcourt Lewis,  but more praise was given when  the Bethel Methodist Church held  a thanksgiving service in his honour  on Saturday evening. Read More

Central Bank salutes stalwarts

17 May 2010

In his opening remarks, Central Bank Governor  Dr DeLisle Worrell encouraged staffers to renew their commitment to making the bank a caring community that worked cooperatively  to attain the highest goal and standards. Read More


One for the books!

17 May 2010

Even before the start, it was clearly England’s day as West Indian fans, Sri Lankan fans, South African fans, Pakistani fans and everyone else who was not Australian, temporarily became part of the Barmy Army – sort of. Read More

Sir Garry's innings

17 May 2010

Fast bowling giant Reverend Wes Hall opened the night  in inimitable style, describing  Sir Garry as the Moses of West Indies cricket. Read More



17 May 2010

However, Yorke was so happy to gain two others  – one with Sir Garry and Sir Viv, and another with Sir Garry and Lara – that the affable sportsman added an additional $1 000 to the $3 000 he had offered for the photos. Read More

Pupils get pep talk

17 May 2010

STUDENTS of the Alleyne School in St Andrew were given a pep talk by distinguished transplant surgeon Dr Velma Scantlebury-White last Friday . Read More

Helping hand for fire victim

17 May 2010

ALMOST one year ago Sandra Straker of Wildey,  St Michael lost everything she owned to fire leaving her and her children with just the clothes on their backs. Read More

Centenarian celebrates with worship

17 May 2010

Murray also spoke of her grandmother’s love for basketball and how she often visited the YMCA to watch games, to the extent that she was even got  the Most Ardent Fan Award  in the 1980s. Read More

Insurer: It's a strategic move

17 May 2010

British American Insurance Co. (Barbados) Ltd is urging its policyholders not to panic as it seeks a buyer for its operations. Read More


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